England hires team chef ahead of Pakistan Test series amid catering concerns: report.

The England cricket team has hired a chef for its upcoming Test series against Pakistan amid catering concerns, according to a report by ESPNcricinfo.

England are set to tour Pakistan for a Test series in December. The tour opens with the first Test in Rawalpindi from Dec 1 to Dec 5, before Multan hosts the second from Dec 9 to Dec 13. The third and final Test will be in Karachi on Dec 17 to Dec 21.

According to ESPNcricinfo, the appointment comes following a debrief of the limited-overs side's experiences in Pakistan during their seven-match T20I series in September.

'The feedback from players and support staff was that the food on offer, particularly at match venues, was not quite up to scratch, with a handful suffering from upset stomachs at certain parts of the tour,' the report said.

The report noted that while the issues encountered by the visiting side were not drastic, 'having someone to oversee food preparation and tailor menus according to...

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